Lecture
Sword: the essence of Japanese art

Saturday 12 July 2014,
13.30–14.30

Free, booking essential

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In this lecture, Victor Harris, Keeper emeritus of Japan at the British Museum and Christie’s consultant, discusses the origins and establishment of the Japanese sword over 1,000 years ago as a work of art in its own right. Illustrated by swords from the collection.


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